Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach welcomes first penguin chick

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach welcomes first penguin chick
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach has welcomed its first penguin chick. (Source: Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach via Instagram)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – The newest addition to Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach has arrived!

According to social media posts, the aquarium welcomed its very first penguin chick on Oct. 7.

The little one is being hand-raised by husbandry staff in the penguin nursery.

Aquarium staff said the little one will be “ready to waddle along with the rest of the colony soon enough.”

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach is proud to announce the birth of our very first penguin chick! Born October 7, 2020,...

Posted by Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach on Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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